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6 Alarming Signs of Depression

Did you know that globally, more than 264 million people of all ages suffer from depression.

What a lot of people don't know, is that depression is classified as a mood disorder. It causes feelings of sadness and a loss of interest. It can also be described as feelings of anger that interfere with a person’s everyday activities and can cause lower productivity.

While depression may affect many people, it can be difficult to recognize the signs in yourself and even others.

Here are it's signs :

  • TURNING DOWN ACTIVITIES YOU USUALLY LOVE: You begin to have little interest in things that you enjoyed.

  • YOU ALWAYS FEEL EXHAUSTED: Having little energy is a sign of low mood.

  • YOU LASH OUT AT OTHERS: You are also likely to become angry at those around you.

  • YOU CAN HAVE BOTH GOOD DAYS AND BAD DAYS: You can still have more good days than bad days - this doesn't mean that you aren't suffering from depression.

  • UNUSUAL SLEEP AND EATING HABITS: You might find that you can't get to sleep.

  • ACTING RECKLESSLY: You can turn to reckless behavior to cope with what's happening.

People experience depression in different ways. Do you have any other signs that may not be listed above?

If you, or someone you know, are experiencing any form of depression, don't hesitate to contact Dr. Makida Bey for help.

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